What Could Be Better Than A Laser? Try A Six-Barrel Laser Gatling Gun

The last time we checked in with Patrick Priebe, he had crafted a replica of the Dead Space plasma cutter using a pair of 1.5W blue lasers. This time, he’s back with a ridiculous spinning gatling gun packing a total of six 1.4W blue lasers, and a less intense green laser used for targeting.

Watch in awe and horror as a wall of 26 balloons gets wiped out by its intense blue glare.

Want to build your own? The YouTube video’s About section puts an abrupt end to that ridiculous idea. “NO PLANS, NO TUTORIALS. NOT for sale, its just a prototype.” And that’s probably the best safety advice you’ll read all day. [YouTube via Gizmag]


  • As a prototyped prop, the construction is cool and looks pretty well finished (the metal exterior components with their schmick gloss finish.) but the execution is rather sloppy (IMO).

    Prop would be cooler if it would only fire each of the ‘lazer barrels’ as it passed over the ’12 O’Clock’ position in their rotation.

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